Shockwave Therapy

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How Does Shockwave Work?

It involves the use of a medical device to pass shockwaves through the skin to the injured part of the body. The shockwaves are generated by a projectile that is propelled at high speed inside a hand-held applicator.

As the shockwaves enter the body, they initiate an inflammatory-like response in the injured tissue that is being treated. This prompts the body to respond by increasing blood circulation, stimulating the body’s natural healing process, and breaking down calcium deposits in tendons.

What makes it unique is that it is one of the very few technologies that seems to work best when an injury reaches the chronic state. This shockwave appears to be able to jump start the healing process in chronic injuries and move them back into the acute phase of healing.

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How Can It Help Me?
Shockwave therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions or injuries such as:

  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis (incl. heel spur)
  • Patellar Tendinopathy
  • Hamstring Tendinopathy
  • Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy (incl. Calcification)

It can also benefit you as a treatment due to the following benefits:

  • It offers advantages over traditional surgical methods:
  • No anaesthesia
  • Non-invasive
  • No medication
  • No surgery
  • Fast treatment
  • Fewer complications
  • Virtually painless after treatment
  • Quick recovery and quick results
What To Expect

An assessment takes place prior to treatment to ensure shockwave is appropriate.

Shockwave is carried out at Good Health Centre by our fully qualified team. Appointments are 30 minutes and requires no injections, medication, or surgery.

A course of shockwave usually requires three to four sessions, which will include advice on rehabilitation and exercise.

Cautions & Care
During the treatment you will experience some pain/discomfort, but this should be bearable. Potential short-lived side effects after the treatment are:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Numbness in the area

Please note: Shockwave treatment is not normally suitable for patients who:

  • Are pregnant
  • Have a tumour (at/near the site of treatment)
  • Have an infection at the site of treatment
  • Are undergoing anticoagulation therapy
  • Have a pacemaker fitted
  • Have had recent steroid injections (within the last 12 weeks)
  • Are under 18 years of age
  • Have a joint replacement or metal implant in the treatment area
  • Have a bleeding disorder (such as Haemophilia)

Expert Shockwave Therapy:

You can book an appointment quickly and easily online by clicking below, if you have any questions prior to booking please get in touch with us on 0113 237 1173 or Email Us and one of the team will be in touch asap!

What our customers say about us…

We score 97% from 1100 + reviews.

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Back Pain

If you have back pain, whether new or long-term, you know how it can interfere with your daily life.

Knee Pain

If you have knee pain, you’re not alone. Frequent knee pain affects around one in four adults.

Neck Pain

From a wry neck to arthritis, muscle spasm to a ‘dowager’s hump’, necks are a common source of pain.

Shoulder Pain

Under normal circumstances, the shoulder has the greatest mobility of any of the body’s joints. But when something goes wrong, it can mean pain, limitation and frustration.


Sciatica refers to pain that runs from the low back into the buttock and down the back of the thigh. It may go below the knee and into the foot.

Heel Pain

There are many causes of heel pain. These include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinosis, heel spurs, and stress fractures. 

What our patients say

Katherine whinnett
Katherine whinnett
I have seen Aisha for a Mummy MOT and subsequent treatment over a period of months. She has a holistic approach and I have found her support amazing. I would have no hesitation in recommending her.
emma collinson
emma collinson
I have seen Anthony a couple of times now and I am beyond happy. I have been suffering a year of pain, I have previously seen other osteopaths and doctors and I have had numerous trips to A and E. Anthony is highly experienced in his profession, he cares about you as a patient, really understands your issues and concerns and is genuinely there to help you get better. I wish I had known about Anthony sooner and not wasted my time with other establishments. After 2 sessions I am on a slow road to recovery and I can’t wait to go again. For me, Anthony is going to be able to give me my life back this year.
Mrs Bentley
Mrs Bentley
I had a fantastic first appointment with Aisha for a Mummy MOT - I would highly recommend this to anyone who has had a baby no matter how recent or how long ago. She was incredibly knowledgeable and made me feel really well listened to. The building and location was great, easy parking and friendly receptionists.
Herwinder Kalsi
Herwinder Kalsi
I had a reflexology appointment. Nice warm welcome and very good session with the therapist Pavon
Caravan Hire Thornwick Bay
Caravan Hire Thornwick Bay
Lydia was extremely insightful and fulfilled my expectations. The experience was fabulous and she really puts her heart and soul into helping those who need it. Can’t wait to see her again. Thanks, Leigh.
stephen ongley
stephen ongley
Excellent levels of expertise
Jim Rowland
Jim Rowland
I keep coming to Daniel and he keeps fixing me. I am an older runner and have had a few injuries in recent years. I started to see Daniel when I could not get an urgent physiotherapist's appointment. His gentle manipulation and exercises cured an annoying and persistent hamstring injury which had been going on for many months, and a sore hip. Since then he has treated, most effectively, my runner's knee and other complaints. I enjoy our sessions as he takes a real interest in his patients. Daniel will always be my no. 1 therapist!
Kenneth Tindall
Kenneth Tindall
2nd visit today to see Seb. As a former professional athlete and someone who has had extensive treatments worldwide I can wholly vouch for the world class level of this Osteopath. Thanks for getting me back on track Seb.
Georgina Bachellerie
Georgina Bachellerie
Excellent service both from the admin team and the practitioner. Thorough diagnosis, punctual and all with supporting information on treatment plan.